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Football headed back to State Finals

The New Palestine football team is headed to the IHSAA State Finals for the third time in five seasons after clinching a 35-10 victory over No. 3 Michigan City in Saturday’s Class 5A semistate. Michigan City took a 10-7 lead after the first quarter – the first time top-ranked NP had trailed in a game all

Girls basketball falls to LN

The New Palestine girls basketball team dropped a 75-44 decision to 4A No. 5 Lawrence North Saturday afternoon on the road. The Dragons fell to 4-1 on the season with the loss. Tatum Biddle led the Dragons with eight points. Haley Harrison and Leah Seib tallied seven points each. Megan Jolly, Michaela Jones and Jordan Reid

Semistate football preview: Dragons vs. Michigan City

The No. 1 New Palestine Dragons are seeking their fourth IHSAA State Finals trip in school history – and third since 2014 – as they host No. 3 Michigan City in the Class 5A semistate Saturday afternoon. Game details Class 5A semistate championship No. 3/3 Michigan City Wolves (10-2, 6-1 Duneland) at No. 1/1 New Palestine

Girls swimming falls in triangular meet

The New Palestine girls swim team finished third in a triangular meet Thursday at Greenwood. The Dragons tallied 74 points. Host Greenwood tallied 149 and Roncalli 99. The Dragons are now 1-3 on the season. They are next in action Dec. 4 against Mt. Vernon in the Dragons’ home opener. This will be updated with

Seven Dragons sign college letters

Six New Palestine athletes have signed letters of intent to play collegiately Wednesday during the fall signing period. Five are members of the Dragons’ state championship softball team. The others are members of the Dragons’ two-time sectional championship soccer team and the HHC champion baseball team. Tatum Biddle signed to play softball at Northern Kentucky University Jaylin Calvert signed to play

Swimmers split with LC, Shelby

The New Palestine girls swim team split a triple-dual meet Tuesday with Lawrence Central and Shelbyville. NP beat LC 51-41, while falling to host Shelbyville 52-41. Overall victories for the Dragons went to Maria Virt in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle and Jessica Rogers in the 50 freestyle and 100 butterfly. They were both triple-winners,

Girls basketball zaps Flashes

The New Palestine girls basketball team beat Franklin Central 58-33 Tuesday to improve to 4-0 on the season. The Dragons used an 18-6 second quarter to pull ahead 27-13 at hte break, and then extended the lead to 49-21 after three. NP had a three-point barrage in the game, hitting nine shots from beyond the

NPHS selling advance semistate tickets

New Palestine High School athletics is selling advance tickets for Saturday’s IHSAA semistate game between the Dragons and Michigan City. Tickets are $10 and are available in the NPHS athletic office from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. each weekday this week. The game will kick off at 4 p.m. Saturday at NP’s Kelso Stadium. Because this is

NPHS announces basketball schedule changes

Due to New Palestine’s extended participation in the IHSAA football tournament, the school has made multiple schedule changes. The IHSAA football semistate game between the Dragons and Michigan City will be played at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17 at Kelso Stadium. The girls basketball game at Lawrence North scheduled for that day has been moved up

All Teams Schedule: Week of Nov 12 – Nov 18

Nov 13 Coed Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Girls Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Boys Varsity Swimming at Lawrence Central/Shelbyville (Girls) 5:30 pm | Shelbyville High School (Pool) Nov 13 Girls Varsity Basketball at Franklin